Albert Oppong Ansah's Blog – November 2011 Archive (3)

Ghana strives to meet MDGs maternal health target

By Albert Oppong-Ansah- 

 

 

Tamale (Ghana) Nov. 12, Xinhua-Antenatal care from health professionals increased from 92 percent in 2003 to 95 percent as at 2008, however, geographical differences in the components of antenatal care persist.

In the Northern Region, for example, only 47 percent of the women were provided with information on signs of pregnancy complications compared to that of the 90 percent in Western Region.

The proportion of women who…

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Added by Albert Oppong Ansah on November 14, 2011 at 15:02 — No Comments

Ghana strives to bridge gender disparities

By Albert Oppong-Ansah

TAMALE, Ghana- Xinhua-The huge gap between men and women in Africa in governance and policy making may soon be a thing of the past in Ghana with the development of an Affirmative Action Law now in legislative process by the ministry responsibly for women and children's Affairs.

The bill is designed to address the continuous gender gap and discrimination in economic, social, political and educational arena between the male and female, Zakari-Saa Patrick…

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Added by Albert Oppong Ansah on November 14, 2011 at 14:54 — No Comments

Population increase affects environment in Ghana

THE SOCIO-CULTURAL DYNAMICS OF THE NORTHERN POPULATION MADE THE LOCAL WOMAN OVERBURDENED IN SOCIETY

SPECIAL REPORT BY XINHUA…

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Added by Albert Oppong Ansah on November 4, 2011 at 19:30 — No Comments

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